A studio portrait of a Parsi priest, holding an umbrella.
A most unusual postcard of a colonial family's two beloved creatures, carefully composed together in the studio, ready for the girl's family to send to relatives.
One of the many – to Indians, curious – new professions that sprouted in the growing city of Bombay at the turn of the century.
The entrance to Buddhist rock-cut caves built between the 2nd century BCE through 6th century in Karli, near Lonavla, between Mumbai and Pune in Maharashtra.
Subhash Chandra Bose, also called Netaji, was one of the most prominent leaders of the Indian freedom movement, and remains one of the most revered leaders of the Indian freedom struggle, a representative of the most aggressive line with British
This particular postcard is among the hardest of Gerhardt's early works for The Ravi Varma Press to find, despite the effective use of depth of field to bring life to the scene.
A nicely composed contrast between the men in the foreground, and the sprawling Mughal-era fort in the background.
[Verso, hand written] On the road between Peshawar and Rawal Pindi [end]
An uncommon type of postcard flourished in Darjeeling, with individuals on real-photo black and white postcards carefully silhouetted and then individually hand-painted.